Chris Scruggs is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, who plays a variety of instruments including Guitar, steel guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle, and drums. He is known for his work as an associate producer in 2003 action comedy Prison-A-Go-Go!. Likewise, he has also played Steven in 2008 Blood on the Highway: she is the associate producer as well.
Chris Scruggs was born on December 16, 1982, in the U.S.A, to singer Gail Davies and songwriter Gary Scruggs. At the age of 11, he began playing guitar and two years later, joined a punk band. His grandfather was a noted country star, Earl Scruggs.
Scruggs is rooted to a musical family, with maternal grandfather Tex Dickerson being the late country singer and his grandfather Earl Scruggs a bluegrass banjo player.
In 2002, Scruggs joined the country band BR5-49, playing guitar and serving as the co-leader singer. Scruggs wrote and performed the title track of the bands' release Tangled in the Pines in 2004. Likewise, Scruggs released the limited edition album Honky Tonkin’ Lifestyle in 2003. However, in 2005, Chris left the band to pursue a solo career.
In 2009, Chris released his first solo album titled Anthem. He is the writer of 11 of the 12 songs from the album while the remaining one song was written by his uncle, Ron Davies.
Likewise, Scruggs has also played behind many notable artists as a side musician; it includes Charlie Louvin, Andrew Bird, Ray Price, Robbie Fulks, Jools Holland, Giant Sand, Peter Noon, Bobby Bare, M Ward, Micheal Nesmith, Billy Walker, Suzy Bogguss and Marty Stuart.
Having worked with a wide array of artist, Scruggs is one of the artists completely immersed in music.
Chris has also appeared in three Grammy-nominated projects including Beautiful Dreamer- The Songs of Stephen Foster, which won a Grammy in 2005.
The talented and handsome hunk is currently single, and he seems secretive about his love life, affair, and girlfriend. Despite being 45 years old, he seems busy in developing his career. Currently, he is unmarried but we hope that he will soon get married and share a blissful life with his wife. Moreover, he also does not have any children.
Chris as a talented and hardworking person has made a huge sum, no doubt. His salary may not be revealed but sources claim his net worth to be around $500k. Scruggs seems to be a very private person and doesn’t like to reveal his personal informations in the media.